Egypt’s Finance Minister Mohamed Maait had a meeting with John Lee, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, to review means to boost bilateral economic cooperation in different domains.
The meeting was held on Thursday on the sidelines of the minister’s participation in the 17th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) in Hong Kong, which is held under the theme “Multilateral Cooperation for a Shared Tomorrow”.
The Finance Ministry said in a statement that they also discussed means to promote promising investment opportunities in Egypt and incentives offered to lure the private sector under the state’s efforts to strengthen sustainable development.
The meeting was also attended by Hala el Saeed, Planning and Economic Development Minister, and a host of respective officials.
For his part, the chief executive voiced keenness to increase cooperation with Egypt in different fields.
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